ABC PM: Traditional Owners fear new gas laws will hurt country

Indigenous traditional owners and green groups are accusing the NT Government of exposing the community to risk because its passed new laws which allow companies exploring for gas to start selling it before they've gone through full production approvals processes.

Read more June 29, 2023 6:17 PM

NITV: These Traditional Owners fear for their Songlines, saying the Northern Land Council is not defending them

Fracking has been approved for the Northern Territory, and thousands of wells could soon dot an area covering many Aboriginal Nations.

Read more June 21, 2023 3:09 PM

Guardian: ‘We need help’: traditional owners accuse land council of ‘facilitating fracking’

Exclusive: Traditional owners in the Beetaloo basin say they are not being effectively represented in the battle against a major gas industry expansion. The Northern Land Council denies the claim.

Read more June 20, 2023 3:11 PM

Guardian: I feel responsible for my role in fracking agreements signed long ago. But I won’t stop fighting to save the Beetaloo basin

When I heard the news that fracking would go ahead on my grandparents’ country, I felt my spirit and heart were breaking.

Read more June 20, 2023 2:14 PM

Canberra Times: Pastoralists and traditional owners in fear of fracking

Traditional owners and a cattle station company are alarmed at the environmental threat of fracking on their land after the Northern Territory government lifted its moratorium on the controversial practice.

Read more May 22, 2023 10:50 AM

ABC VIDEO: Questions raised about the largest fracking project in the Northern Territory

The Northern Territory is on the cusp of developing what could be one of the world's largest shale gas developments, but critics say a recent incident in the Beetaloo Basin has raised questions about the Government's ability to protect the environment.

Read more May 22, 2023 10:02 AM

ABC: Promise of Beetaloo Basin fracking jobs prompts mixed views from NT's Aboriginal people

The gas industry's promise of fracking-related jobs in the Beetaloo Basin has divided Aboriginal people in the Northern Territory, leaving some feeling hopeful and others suspicious.

Read more May 16, 2023 5:08 PM

ABC: Who can veto a Beetaloo Basin gas project? It's an issue vexing Indigenous people, pastoralists

When announcing the decision to allow commercial gas production to go ahead in the Beetaloo Basin this week, NT Chief Minister Natasha Fyles said Indigenous people had the power to stop a gas development.

Read more May 06, 2023 10:20 AM

The Age: NT approves Beetaloo gas fracking despite climate fears

Onshore fracking has been given the green light in the Northern Territory’s gas-rich Beetaloo Basin, clearing the way for a controversial expansion of wells and production in a move that has dismayed traditional owners and environmental groups.

Read more May 03, 2023 10:18 AM

NIT: Beetaloo Traditional Owners at odds with NT government as fracking moratorium is lifted

Traditional Owners of the Beetaloo Basin, located approximately 500 kilometres south-east of Darwin, have called for a halt to plans for large scale fracking production in the region until proper consultation occurs with Native Title holders.

Read more May 03, 2023 10:15 AM